Alex Tabarrok

Professor, George Mason University

Co-Founder, Marginal Revolution University

Alex Tabbarok

Professor, George Mason University

Alex Tabarrok is the Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center, and is also Professor of Economics at George Mason University.

He is a research fellow of the Mercatus Center and, along with Tyler Cowen, the founder of Marginal Revolution University: An Online Platform For Learning Economics.

He is the co-author of an extensive website on the FDA,, and the author/editor of a number of books including the introductory economics textbooks, Modern Principles.

Dr. Tabbarak’s research interests include empirical law and economics (tort reform, bounty hunters, judicial electoral systems etc.), voting theory and alternative political institutions and health economics.

He received his B.A. from the University of Victoria, Canada, and his Ph.D. from George Mason University.